Steve Sabol's Career Highlights

Under Sabol’s leadership, NFL Films won over 100 Emmys – 35 of those Emmys were won personally by Sabol which is more than anyone else in television and in more categories than any other person in television history – writing, cinematography, editing, directing and producing. Sabol and his father received the Lifetime Achievement Emmy from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in 2003.

Other achievements by Sabol include: being named the 2002 Sports Executive of the Year by Sporting News; receiving the Pete Rozelle Award, which is presented each year to someone who has made an outstanding contribution to the NFL and in pro football; honored by Pro Football Hall of Fame as winner of prestigious Pioneer Award for significant innovative contributions to pro football in 2007; bestowed with the March of Dimes Sports Leadership Award in 2010; inducted into Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame and Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame in 2011; and received the Sports Business Journal’s Champions – Pioneers & Innovators in Sports Business award in 2012.

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